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[movies]Jealousy - Affiliated Film Producers
Dramatizes the origin and nature of a wife's jealousy.
Keywords: Marriage; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 11,917 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(11 reviews)
[movies]Bright Young Newcomer, The - Calvin Productions
How a laissez-faire office manager (male) stands aside as women workers compete with one another.
Keywords: Management; Gender roles
Downloads: 10,983 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(13 reviews)
[movies]Hair Dress Through the Ages - Moss (Paul F.) & Thelma Schnee
Tongue-in-cheek survey of the evolution of hair design, using footage from an old German novelty short subject.
Keywords: Fashion; Hair; Gender roles
Downloads: 19,082 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Our Changing Family Life - Knickerbocker Productions
How patterns of family living have changed from the 1880s to the 1950s, shown in dramatized sequences.
Keywords: Sociology; Families; Gender roles
Downloads: 14,902 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Marriage Is a Partnership - Coronet Instructional Films
Flashback on the problems, adjustments and transformations occurring in the first year of a couple's married life.
Keywords: Marriage; Gender roles
Downloads: 29,663 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Story of a Star, The - Audio Productions, Inc.
Chemistry gives birth to new synthetics benefitting women, in this case sheer stockings.
Keywords: Fashion; Synthetics; Gender roles
Downloads: 24,344 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies][Bongo Boards] - Universal-International Newsreel
Palo Alto, California: Models in swimsuits gyrate on Bongo Boards. Newsreel story. ca. 1950s
Keywords: Newsreels; Gender roles; Stunts
Downloads: 21,352 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Consuming Women (Women as Consumers) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Strange, highly generalized portrait of the American woman consumer.
Keywords: Consumerism; Gender roles
Downloads: 25,521 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(11 reviews)
[movies]Word to the Wives, A - Telamerica, Inc.
How two women trick a husband into buying a new kitchen.
Keywords: Consumerism; Gender roles
Downloads: 34,922 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(13 reviews)
[movies]Leave It to Roll-Oh - Handy (Jam) Organization
Tongue-in-cheek film showing a domestic robot freeing housewives of their chores (and intimating that their work is hardly necessary); actually a promo showing how relays and switches function in the modern automobile. Shown at the New York World's Fair in 1940.
Keywords: Robotics; Gender roles; Futurism
Downloads: 37,675 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(16 reviews)
[movies]Let's Go Bowling (Part I) - Unknown
Culture and practice of bowling in 1950s America.
Keywords: Sports: Bowling; Recreation; Gender roles
Downloads: 12,343 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Good Loser, The - Centron Corporation
Learning to accept defeat with grace comes hard to a habitual winner.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 3,305 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Let's Go Bowling (Part II) - Unknown
Culture and practice of bowling in 1950s America.
Keywords: Sports: Bowling; Recreation; Gender roles
Downloads: 9,803 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Living Pages - Loucks & Norling Studios
Portrait of the readers of McCall's magazine (housewives) and their lives and desires.
Keywords: Media: Magazines; Gender roles; Consumerism
Downloads: 5,293 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Who's Right? - Affiliated Film Producers
Dramatization of the experience of a young married couple whose quarrels undermine their happiness and prevent the development of adult love based on mutual understanding.
Keywords: Marriage; Social guidance; Gender roles
Downloads: 5,696 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Fitting Faces - Paramount
Light short subject on eyeglass fashions.
Keywords: Fashion; Perception: Vision; Gender roles
Downloads: 4,817 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Social Acceptability - Crawley Films, Ltd.
Adults must provide teenagers with guidance in social skills if they are to make a harmonious adjustment to social life. The mother and daughter in this film have far to go.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 8,395 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Frigidaire Finale 1957 - Handy (Jam) Organization
Couple dances through an array of new "Sheer Look" washers, dryers, ranges and refrigerators.
Keywords: Consumerism; Appliances: Sales; Gender roles
Downloads: 15,344 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(11 reviews)
[movies]American Women: Partners in Research - Holland-Wegman Productions
Describes the market research undertaken by Corning Glass Works prior to marketing a coffeemaker.
Keywords: Market research; Gender roles; Consumerism
Downloads: 7,224 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Holiday for Bill (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cliche-ridden rural/urban improbable romance concocted to promote Ford tractors.
Keywords: Rural America; Music; Gender roles
Downloads: 6,866 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]This Charming Couple - Affiliated Film Producers
Marriage training film dramatizing a partnership too fraught with conflicts to survive. Produced as part of a post-World War II initiative to make marriages more sustainable in the face of postwar dislocation. An unusually literate, neo-realist film produced by a talented group of documentarians. A series of films based on the textbook "Marriage for Moderns," by Henry A. Bowman. Director: Willard Van Dyke...
Keywords: Marriage; Social guidance; Gender roles
Downloads: 25,543 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(15 reviews)
[movies]Are You Ready for Marriage? - Coronet Instructional Films
Two teenagers, wishing to marry early, visit their minister for advice and receive counseling, some of it quite pragmatic, the rest a little strange.
Keywords: Social guidance; Marriage; Gender roles
Downloads: 46,859 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(19 reviews)
[movies]Choosing for Happiness - Affiliated Film Producers
Premarital advice for young women.
Keywords: Marriage; Social guidance; Gender roles
Downloads: 13,435 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Is This Love?
2 couples are getting married - one couple rush to tie the knot, while the other's courtship lasts a lot longer. The two relationships are compared.
Keywords: Social Guidance; Marriage; Gender Roles
Downloads: 12,262 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Design for Dreaming - MPO Productions
Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire's "Kitchen of the Future."
Keywords: Futurism; Automobiles: Advertising; Gender roles
Downloads: 87,265 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(25 reviews)
[movies]Outsider, The - Centron Productions
The tale of "Susan Jane," the perennial outcast.
Keywords: Social guidance; Psychology; Gender roles
Downloads: 7,534 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Molly Grows Up - Photo & Sound Productions for Medical Arts Productions
Menstruation education film for young teenage girls, redolent with dated detail.
Keywords: Sex education; Gender roles; Children
Downloads: 90,693 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(19 reviews)
[movies]Are You Popular? - Coronet Instructional Films
One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of "good" and "bad" girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern...
Keywords: Social guidance; Teenagers; Gender roles
Downloads: 239,065 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(48 reviews)
[movies]Habit Patterns - Knickerbocker Productions
"Goofus and Gallant"-style film on the misadventures of a teenage girl who is a victim of her own bad habits, with a harrowing and patronizing narration.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 35,458 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(37 reviews)
[movies]Holiday for Bill (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cliche-ridden rural/urban improbable romance concocted to promote Ford tractors.
Keywords: Rural America; Music; Gender roles
Downloads: 3,524 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]As Boys Grow - Medical Arts Productions
Sex education film aimed at teenage boys, with the coach as authority figure and teacher.
Keywords: Sex education; Children; Gender roles
Downloads: 294,042 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(22 reviews)
[movies]How to Say No: Moral Maturity - Coronet Instructional Films
How to say no to unwanted smoking, drinking and petting, and still keep your friends.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Social guidance: Etiquette
Downloads: 19,046 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]She Caught on Quick (Singer Screen Ad) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How to redecorate a worn-out-looking home with homesewn upholstery.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Sewing; Gender roles
Downloads: 5,207 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Who's Boss? - Affiliated Film Producers
Husband and wife struggle to attain a balance of power in their marriage. This neorealist social guidance film was directed by Alexander Hammid.
Keywords: Marriage; Social guidance: Marriage; Gender roles
Downloads: 13,539 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]American Thrift (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Expansive tribute to the "Woman American," her thrifty purchasing habits, and the American system of mass production.
Keywords: Consumerism; Gender roles; Families: 1960s
Downloads: 12,975 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Dialing - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 351
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Teamwork - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators emphasizing on-the-job cooperation.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 5,622 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Three Smart Daughters (Singer Screen Ad) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Three young women impress their men with their home sewing skills.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Sewing; Gender roles
Downloads: 24,257 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Girl on the Magazine Cover, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
How professional models (and new automobiles) are photographed.
Keywords: Gender roles; Automobiles: Advertising; Media: Photography
Downloads: 18,970 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Young Man's Fancy (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
Keywords: Electricity; Gender roles; Houses and homes
Downloads: 26,534 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Mother Takes a Holiday (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the all-electric home emancipates women: a drama of how the women in the family manipulate their men to upgrade the laundry facilities.
Keywords: Gender roles; Appliances: Sales; Home economics: Laundry
Downloads: 10,958 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Social-Sex Attitudes in Adolescence - Crawley Films, Ltd.
Social-sex development of Bill and Mary and how they came to meet, fall in love and marry.
Keywords: Sex education; Social guidance; Gender roles
Downloads: 81,974 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Easier Way, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Presents the case for motion study in the workplace and advises supervisors on how to convince skeptics that it is a good thing.
Keywords: Time and motion study; Gender roles
Downloads: 6,537 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Mother Takes a Holiday (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the all-electric home emancipates women: a drama of how the women in the family manipulate their men to upgrade the laundry facilities.
Keywords: Gender roles; Appliances: Sales; Home economics: Laundry
Downloads: 14,399 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Cord Signals - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 6,129 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Once and Forever - Handy (Jam) Organization
On the importance of specifying long-life cast-iron soil pipes when you build your new home.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Construction; Houses and homes; Gender roles
Downloads: 4,552 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Dating: Do's and Don'ts - Coronet Instructional Films
Classic instructional film for teen daters, presented here in the rare (but incomplete) Kodachrome version.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Dating; Gender roles
Downloads: 135,903 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(22 reviews)
[movies]Cindy Goes to a Party - Centron Productions
Cindy, a tomboy unsure of her social status, dreams of a party where her fairy godmother gives her etiquette lessons, and wakes up to receive her very own invitation. Filmed in Lawrence, Kansas.
Keywords: Gender roles; Social guidance: Etiquette; Recreation
Downloads: 31,905 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(15 reviews)
[movies]Nursing - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Careers for women and men.
Keywords: Occupations: Health care; Gender roles; Medicine: Nursing
Downloads: 8,586 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Office Courtesy: Meeting the Public - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Assisted by an instructive dream, a secretary learns how to be more personable and thus render her job more enjoyable.
Keywords: Social guidance; Occupations: Clerical; Gender roles
Downloads: 9,144 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
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